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1977-78 Kentucky Wildcats
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 30-2, .938 W-L% (2nd of 253)
Conference: 16-2, 1st in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe B. Hall (30-2)

PS/G: 84.2 (17th of 253) ▪ PA/G: 69.8 (55th of 253)
SRS: 21.11 (2nd of 253) ▪ SOS: 6.77 (10th of 253)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Mideast First Round (85-76) versus Florida State
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (91-69) versus Miami (OH)
Won Mideast Regional Final (52-49) versus Michigan State
Won National Semifinal (64-59) versus Arkansas
Won National Final (94-88) versus Duke

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 REG Southern Methodist SWC W 110 86 1 0 W 1 Rupp Arena
2 Mon, Dec 5, 1977 REG Indiana Big Ten W 78 64 2 0 W 2 Rupp Arena
3 Sat, Dec 10, 1977 REG @ Kansas (19) Big 8 W 73 66 3 0 W 3 Allen Fieldhouse
4 Mon, Dec 12, 1977 REG South Carolina Ind W 84 65 4 0 W 4 Rupp Arena
5 Fri, Dec 16, 1977 REG Portland State Ind W 114 88 5 0 W 5 Rupp Arena
6 Sat, Dec 17, 1977 REG St. John's (NY) NJNY7 W 102 72 6 0 W 6 Rupp Arena
7 Fri, Dec 23, 1977 REG Iona Ind W 104 65 7 0 W 7 Rupp Arena
8 Sat, Dec 31, 1977 REG N Notre Dame (4) Ind W 73 68 8 0 W 8 Freedom Hall
9 Mon, Jan 2, 1978 REG Vanderbilt SEC W 72 59 9 0 W 9 Rupp Arena
10 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 REG @ Florida SEC W 86 67 10 0 W 10 Florida Gymnasium
11 Mon, Jan 9, 1978 REG @ Auburn SEC W 101 77 11 0 W 11 Beard-Eaves-Memorial
12 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 REG Louisiana State SEC W 96 76 12 0 W 12 Rupp Arena
13 Mon, Jan 16, 1978 REG Mississippi SEC W 76 56 13 0 W 13 Rupp Arena
14 Sat, Jan 21, 1978 REG @ Mississippi State SEC W 75 65 14 0 W 14 Humphrey Coliseum
15 Mon, Jan 23, 1978 REG @ Alabama SEC L 62 78 14 1 L 1 Coleman Coliseum
16 Mon, Jan 30, 1978 REG Georgia SEC W 90 73 15 1 W 1 Rupp Arena
17 Sat, Feb 4, 1978 REG Florida SEC W 88 61 16 1 W 2 Rupp Arena
18 Mon, Feb 6, 1978 REG Auburn SEC W 104 81 17 1 W 3 Rupp Arena
19 Sat, Feb 11, 1978 REG @ Louisiana State SEC L 94 95 OT 17 2 L 1 Maravich Assembly Center
20 Mon, Feb 13, 1978 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 64 52 18 2 W 1 C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum
21 Wed, Feb 15, 1978 REG Tennessee SEC W 90 77 19 2 W 2 Rupp Arena
22 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 REG Mississippi State SEC W 58 56 20 2 W 3 Rupp Arena
23 Mon, Feb 20, 1978 REG Alabama SEC W 97 84 21 2 W 4 Rupp Arena
24 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 68 57 22 2 W 5 Stokely Center
25 Mon, Feb 27, 1978 REG @ Georgia SEC W 78 67 23 2 W 6 Stegeman Coliseum
26 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 REG Nevada-Las Vegas Ind W 92 70 24 2 W 7 Rupp Arena
27 Mon, Mar 6, 1978 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC W 78 68 25 2 W 8 Memorial Gymnasium
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
28 Sat, Mar 11, 1978 NCAA N Florida State (13) Metro W 85 76 26 2 W 9
29 Thu, Mar 16, 1978 NCAA N Miami (OH) (19) MAC W 91 69 27 2 W 10
30 Sat, Mar 18, 1978 NCAA N Michigan State (4) Big Ten W 52 49 28 2 W 11
31 Sat, Mar 25, 1978 NCAA N Arkansas (5) SWC W 64 59 29 2 W 12
32 Mon, Mar 27, 1978 NCAA N Duke (7) ACC W 94 88 30 2 W 13